Would You Kill For A Beautiful Sapphire?
17 species of lemur have been driven to extinction by human hunting, the pet trade, and habitat destruction. Now, a new threat has emerged: trees are uprooted, waterways diverted, and habitat destroyed in the name of sapphire mining.
113 species of lemur in danger
You Don't Need A Bullhook To Control An Elephant
Asian elephants in captivity all share one thing: they were "broken." To humans, this means taught to serve human needs. To an elephant, it means they were put in the crush box, beaten with bull hooks, chained, and then made to "earn" their keep. Even those treated kindly as adults were treated this way to make them tractable and "safe."
Now, we're working with expert Lek Chailert to free elephants from brutal conditions and give them sanctuary.LEARN HOW »